DyeCoo and DuPont Biomaterials launch CO2 based dyeing process

DyeCoo, a Dutch company, specializing in the development of cleaner dyeing technologies has joined hands with DuPont Biomaterials to launch a patented dyeing process that can be used for fabrics made from a combination of Sorona® with polyester or recycled polyester. The new dyeing process launched by DuPont Materials and DyeCoo together is sustainable, and […]


APR’s 1st Sustainability Report Pegs Clean Manufacturing from VSF Plantation to Production as Top Priority

Asia Pacific Rayon (APR) is Asia’s first fully-integrated viscose staple fibre (VSF) producer, from fibre plantations to VSF. APR produces 100% wood-based, renewable and biodegradable VSF for the textile industry. Its co-location with Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) – a sister company under Royal Golden Eagle Group (RGE) – where the majority of its […]


Accolades for Hayleys’ Waste Water Treatment Process

A pioneer in weft knit fabric manufacture in Sri Lanka, Hayleys Fabric has reiterated its commitment to superior waste water treatment. With its modern waste water treatment plant, Hayleys boasts of a superior treatment process to purify and guarantee the quality of the water being discharged so that it meets the prescribed standards. About 4500m^3 […]


SCTI launched to fast track sustainability

The textile and leather industries will now have Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI) helping them gain knowledge about chemistry and solutions to become more sustainable. The alliance has 7 founding members, namely, Archroma, CHT Group, Huntsman, Kyung-In Synthetic Corporation (KISCO), Pulcra Chemicals, Rudolf Group and Tanatex Chemicals. The aim of the alliance is […]


Collective savings of 130 million litres of water in one year using Huntsman’s ERIOPON® E3-SAVE

Huntsman Textile Effects’ ERIOPON® E3-SAVE textile auxiliary for polyester processing has those mills that have adopted the technology collectively save more than 130 million litres of water. Launched a year ago, the ERIOPON E3-SAVE dyeing auxiliary for providing ‘the shortest possible processing cycle for polyester’ was engineered to address a few challenges. Both sportswear and […]


Sedo Engineering SA becomes new bluesign® SYSTEM PARTNER

Sedo Engineering SA joins the Bluesign mission with an aim to reduce the environmental impact of the denim industry through its innovative Smart-Indigo™ technology. The Smart-Indigo™ technology is the most environmental-friendly process to dye denim in all shades of blue. It uses electricity instead of chemicals for indigo dyeing eliminating the use of chemicals. As […]